3 Buy Miles / Points Promos Ending Soon: United (100%), JetBlue (60%) & American (60%)

Good afternoon everyone, I hope your week is going well.  I was working on my Buy Miles & Points Page and found 3 offers that end this month.  Always check the math to make sure that buying miles & points makes sense for you.  Do not buy miles & points speculatively unless you have a use in mind.  With that said, here are 3 offers that end soon.  Up first, United Airlines is offering up to a 100% bonus, depending on the number of United Airlines MileagePlus Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on July 23.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the United Airlines promo:

  • Promotional offer valid until 11:59 p.m. CT on July 23, 2021.
  • Bonus miles count toward the 175,000-mile annual limit per account.
  • You may purchase up to 175,000 miles per account per calendar year.
  • Bonus miles will generally be credited to the recipient’s MileagePlus account when the transaction is complete; provided that certain transactions may take up to 48 hours.
  • Bonuses will be calculated on a per transaction basis only.
  • The bonus amount applicable to a transaction is shown in the chart.
  • Transactions may not be aggregated to calculate the bonus.
  • The credit card used in the transaction will be billed immediately upon purchase.
  • Mileage rates and other fees and offer terms are subject to change.
  • Miles purchased are nonrefundable.
  • Purchased miles do not count toward MileagePlus Premier® status.
  • All MileagePlus Program rules and terms and conditions apply.
  • GST/HST is charged to Canadian residents.
  • QST will be charged to Quebec residents.
  • Powered by Points to purchase United MileagePlus miles. Transaction will appear as ‘Points United Miles’.
  • Pricing is only available for purchases made through buymiles.mileageplus.com.

Up next, JetBlue is offering up to a 60% bonus, depending on the number of JetBlue TrueBlue Points you purchase.  This offer expires on July 28.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the JetBlue promo:

Bonus point offer valid for point purchases between now and July 28, 2021. This is an exclusive, non-transferable offer for select members only and may not be forwarded. To receive the bonus, minimum purchase of 3,000 TrueBlue points is required. Bonus is incremental based upon the amount of points purchased. These TrueBlue points can be used towards award redemptions. These are not Mosaic-Qualifying points.

Buy/Gift 3,000 – 9,500 points = Get 25% bonus
Buy/Gift 10,000 – 29,500 points = Get 30% bonus
Buy/Gift 30,000 points = Get 60% bonus

Points can be purchased for approximately $37.73 per 1,000 points. Prices are in U.S. dollars and include a 7.5% tax recovery fee on the value of the points purchased. GST/HST will be charged to Canadian residents. QST will be charged to Quebec residents. POINT PURCHASES ARE NONREFUNDABLE. Valid only for new TrueBlue point purchases by TrueBlue members with their account in good standing; points can be purchased for a member’s own account or as a gift to another member’s account; not valid for point transfers. Minimum point purchase per transaction is 1,000 points; maximum point purchase per transaction is 30,000 points. Members may not purchase more than a total of 120,000 TrueBlue points in a calendar year (regardless of whether the points were purchased for a member’s own TrueBlue account or as a gift). Members may not receive, as a gift, more than a total of 120,000 TrueBlue points in a calendar year from point purchases. Points may be gifted only to TrueBlue members. Please allow 72 hours for purchased points to post to the applicable TrueBlue account. Cannot be combined with other offers. Additional restrictions apply. See TrueBlue Terms and Conditions for details.


Lastly, American Airlines is offering up to a 60% bonus, depending on the number of American Airlines AAdvantage Miles you purchase.  This offer expires on July 31.

Here are the complete terms & conditions of the American Airlines promo:

AAdvantage members must purchase at least 5,000 AAdvantage miles or more in a single transaction from the Buy or Gift Miles program from 12:00:00am CT July 1, 2021 to 11:59:59pm CT July 31, 2021, to be eligible for bonus miles. From 7/1-7/31, American Airlines will donate 1 AAdvantage mile to USO for every mile purchased, up to a maximum of 20 million miles.

Transactions are nonrefundable and nonreversible. The miles successfully purchased usually post to the designated account right away, but please allow up to 8 hours for processing. Prices are in U.S. dollars and do not include taxes or the applicable per transaction processing charge. Miles purchased, transferred or received as a gift do not count toward elite-status qualification. Members may purchase for themselves or receive as a gift, a maximum combined total of 150,000 AAdvantage® miles in a calendar year. The miles purchased with the Buy Miles program and received with the Gift Miles program do not count towards AAdvantage Gold, AAdvantage Platinum, AAdvantage Platinum Pro, AAdvantage Executive Platinum or AAdvantage Million MilerSM status qualification. You can check your balance online by logging on to www.aa.com. Buy Miles or Gift Miles transactions are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable. A confirmation email will be sent to the primary buyer/gifter and/or recipient using the email address(es) associated with the AAdvantage account(s) and any additional email address provided. If a transaction is voided or cancelled please note the funds were not charged to your credit card, however your credit card company may place a hold on the fund/credit for 24-72 hours. Please contact your card provider for more information. Other terms may apply.

All AAdvantage miles are sold in US dollars.

ALL AMOUNTS CHARGED TO MEMBERS FOR THE PURCHASE OF MILES INLUDE U.S. FEDERAL EXCISE TAX AND ARE SUBJECT TO A TRANSACTION PROCESSING FEE. THE PER TRANSACTION PROCESSING FEE FOR THE PURCHASE OF MILES IS $0 (applies to Buying or Gifting miles). When purchasing miles, American will remit excise tax to the U.S. Government on behalf of the Member. Amounts charged also include Canadian GST/HST as applicable. All amounts paid by the Member under this Agreement are exclusive of other sales, use or privilege taxes, or tax-like charges, fees or similar liabilities.


As of July 15, here are all the other buy miles & points offers:

  • Avianca Airlines: Buy Avianca Airlines LifeMiles with up to a 140% bonus. Offer expires August 3, 2021.
  • Spirit Airlines: Buy Spirit Airlines Free Spirit Miles with up to a 40% bonus. Offer expires August 9, 2021.
  • IHG Hotels: Buy IHG Rewards Club Points with up to a 75% bonus. Offer expires August 13, 2021.
  • Virgin Atlantic: Buy Virgin Atlantic Points with up to a 70% bonus. Offer expires August 14, 2021.
  • Choice Hotels: Buy Choice Privileges Points with up to a 25% discount. Offer expires August 31, 2021.

If you have any questions about any of these promos, please leave a comment below.  Have a great day everyone!

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